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Library Public Relations Council records, 1939-1973

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Library Public Re
Bib ID 4079030 View CLIO record
Creator(s) American Library Association. Library Public Relations Council
Title Library Public Relations Council records, 1939-1973
Physical Description 1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

Boxes 2 amd 3 of arranged material are shelved off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Files of the Council, including four letters from Christopher Morley to the council. The files are incomplete.

  • Series I: Organization of the Council

    (Box I contains materials relating to the organization of the Council, including Constitutions, Lists of Officers, Financial reports, and Meeting Minutes.)

  • Series II: Anniversaries, Chapter Meetings, AV, etc.

    (Box II contains materials relating to the activities of the Public Relations Council, such as Chapter Files, Anniversary Celebrations, Awards, and a file of photographs. Please note that there are large gaps in the collection)

  • Series III: Council Activities

    (Box III contains materials related to activities in which the Council was involved, outside the organization. It contains material dealing with the ALA, Public Relations Courses, Workshops, and Publicity Programs. Under the new arrangement there are a total of 53 folders. Each item is labeled on the back bottom right hand corner with folder number and item number)

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Boxes 2 amd 3 of arranged material are shelved off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Libraries -- Public relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Libraries -- United States -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Library Public Relations Council was founded in 1939. Its purpose is to investigate, discuss, and promote every phase of public relations of all types of libraries.